Lawmaker: ‘Anti-democratic’ for Supreme Court to bar cameras

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The court announced Monday it is setting aside three days beginning March 26 to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare legislation.

While the high court has never allowed cameras, the healthcare-law topic led C-SPAN to request access during the oral arguments. Sens. Dick DurbinDick DurbinDems gain upper hand on budget McConnell: Senate could drop flood money from spending bill Funding bill rejected as shutdown nears MORE (D-Ill.) and Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyThe Trail 2016: Fight night Clinton, Trump tied in Iowa, Grassley leads in Senate race Senate rivals gear up for debates MORE (R-Iowa) also introduced a Senate bill earlier this month that would allow cameras to cover public court proceedings.